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to get you to the. business g.w. news a live shot from berlin britain imposes a 14 day quarantine on travelers arriving from spain where there's been a recent spike in corona virus cases that's a spanish authorities reintroduced measures to prevent the spread of the virus warning that there could be a 2nd wave also coming out to millions of jobless americans that could face financial ruin as congress debates a new coronavirus recovery plan lawmakers in washington are divided over extending unemployment benefits are set to expire at the end of the month. and in russia's
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far east of thousands of people rallied in the city of kufa mosque for a 3rd week at tankers right there rest of their regional governor he's accused of murder but supporters say the charges are politically motivated. i'm claire richardson thanks for joining us britain has imposed our 2 week quarantine on travelers arriving from spain after a surge in coded 1000 cases in the country the measure comes after europe or recently reopened most of its borders to travel meanwhile nightlife in catalonia is shutting down once more while spanish authorities introduce new measures aimed at counteracting the recent spike in infections. holiday makers seeking relief from the global pandemic have contributed. to
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a spike in covert 19 infections sending these cash beaches into a 2nd shutdown. night life in barcelona is scaling back once more with clubs forced to close and to reimpose curfew on restaurants and bars there are concerns that young people could transmit the virus to the elderly. of course i support the new restrictions for the economy for health for everything things are bad and will only get worse if people are not conscious of what they have to do. britain has reimposed a 2 week quarantine for travelers arriving from spain to operator to canceled all flights to the country following the announcement the french government is a devising its citizens against travelling across the border into catalonia prompting concerns over terrorism in the region. everything is going so badly maybe this year there has been
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a 30 or 40 percent drop in the french compared to. if 10 or even 50 percent less french people come it would make a difference to the. spanish authorities insist the country is safe with local isolated and controlled breaks. fears of a 2nd wave across europe leave nations grappling between stating off fresh breaks and reopening their economies. well in the united states a record numbers of jobless workers are facing uncertainty as they wait for congress to decide on whether to extend a boost it's to unemployment benefits the current coronavirus relief program expires at the end of july but republicans in the senate are divided over how much financial aid they're willing to provide. she won the fight against corona virus but a sure brown has lost her job and now bills are piling up that's why she's hoping to get the government's financial support from it would help out like with my card
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rode in rand food who would ever we need we need it for and i think they. passed the bill in get the checks out there to the people who really need it congress is still debating the coronavirus aid package but time is running out the weekly complementary allocation of $600.00 for the unemployed will stop this week republicans one payments linked to previous earnings but with an eye on the elections democrats are pushing for a quick agreement. this is deadly serious a house is burning down in terms of the economic security of america's families and these people are signaling wherever they may be this weekend some 30000000 people would be affected if the payments stop many say they will not be able to pay the rent without the extra state allowance and as the deadline looms neither party
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wants to see a wave of evictions. while the correspondent has been following those afeard to pass a new coronavirus relief package in washington. time is running out for millions of americans who are receiving unemployment benefits the current relief package is running out and congress republicans and the wide halls can't agree on a new deal the wide holes wants to cut those benefits from $600.00 to $100.00 per week president believe that at the current level there are a disincentive for returning to work republicans of congress disagree and support higher unemployment benefits and promised a new proposal as soon as monday it's a dramatic situation however because what's at stake is that many americans might not be able to pay the rent of no deal is reached they could run into default which in the end my trigger a full blown financial crisis and that's a scenario that president trump has to avoid at all costs as he's trying to turn
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the tide politically as he is losing support of course among his voter base but democrats don't want to be held accountable for such developments either they are fully we careful we can be carefully optimistic that a deal will be reached sooner or later but the white house republicans and democrats have to hurry up if they don't want to cause more chaos and suffering. in washington let's go now to some other news making stories around the world hurricane hanna has made a landfall on the texas gulf coast lashing this storm with winds speeds. reaching 145 kilometers per hour the 1st atlanta hurricane this year is threatening to bring tornadoes to a part of the country currently facing a spike in cope with $1000.00 cases of. black activists and white militia groups are facing off against each other in louisville kentucky hundreds of black activists have occupied the steps of the louisville courthouse demanding justice
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for briana taylor an african-american health worker killed by police thousands of israelis have held protests across the country calling for prime minister benjamin netanyahu to resign the largest rally took place outside netanyahu his home in jerusalem the protests have been going on for several weeks sparked by anger over the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis and corruption charges against netanyahu. with 3 people were killed when a plane crashed into an apartment block in the western a german town a vessel the ultralight aircraft crashed into the roof of the building setting fire to the top floor apartment investigators say a resident of the apartment who was among those killed. well protesters in the city in the far east of russia have taken to the streets for the 3rd weekend in a row tens of thousands of people are calling for president vladimir putin to step down and are demanding the release of the regional governor he was arrested earlier
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this month accused of ordering the murders of 2 businessmen 15 years ago but his supporters say their arrest is politically motivated. protesters were out in force on the streets of kabul for the 3rd week in a row despite a ban on public gatherings due to the pandemic. the arrest of the governor sergei for god has triggered the biggest demonstrations this region seen in years the 50 year old member of the opposition liberal democratic party was detained earlier this month he's charged with ordering the murders and attempted murders of several business men 15 years ago but many here see the arrest as politically motivated retaliate for defeating president putin's favored in the 2018 gubernatorial election. people are trying to i think people take to the streets because their vote in the gubernatorial election was taken away. with it but these
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protests are about more than the arrest of big gov it's about fighting back against what they see as president putin's increasingly or far tarion grip on power. with chants of freedom and putin is a thief the protests have become a battle cry of freedom freedom from the rulers sitting more than 6000 kilometers away in moscow whom they see as self-serving and out of touch. off the scent of moscow sucking up all the resources from the far east and we get nothing in return this region used to be so rich people were doing so well and the production was thriving now all the big enterprises have been bought up by muscovite people in the must be genuine sprawled on the it just puts them put is appointment of a. successor hasn't helped that's even though michele dictatorial and member of the same party as for gold was seen as an attempt by the kremlin to assuage locals anger he for units so that the people of cuba have fired back saying the 39 year
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old outside aleck's experience and has no connection to the region. tangere against puts in ism is rising across eastern russia and there's no sign that the protests will fizzle out as moscow hopes although police have so far left the marchers in peace moscow has a habit of coming down hard on dissent. while journalist ivan desk of edge has been covering this story for us here's his assessment of the protests and russia's far. it's truly one of most surprising protests we've seen in years in russia in all of putin's 20 years the 1st protests that took place here 3 weeks ago was 40000 people a week later last saturday we saw 50000 and today estimates around as much as 90000 and to put that in perspective there's about 600000 people who live in the city of karbala so it's like 10 percent of the city is coming out to protest the main thing
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that the protesters have repeated day after day is that they feel that their choice was taken away they feel that even if their governor is guilty of these crimes he should be tried here in combat if they voted for him they feel that moscow the kremlin has taken him away for a political reason these alleged murders were 15 years ago so if they did take place they believe that the kremlin would have dug this up a long time ago and so they believe that their choice was stolen away and so at the end of the day it's about the right to a fair choice it's called democracy it seems there's also the notion that the kremlin is hoping that this will simmer down but as we're seeing 3 weeks in it's only growing so time will have to tell whether the kremlin will decide to crackdown or not but so far they haven't. that was journalist evan goes coverage to southwestern nigeria now where a small research lab is working hard to develop new solutions to tackle the corona virus and prepare to battle future epidemics it could soon turn into one of africa's a large as genomic research centers its founder supports young african scientists
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and wants to strengthen the local research his efforts are already paying off. loss of fever and now the coronavirus this research lab and at this off western nigeria has been of the forefront in the fight against cure disease it's these scientists were the 1st to establish the genetic profile of the new corona virus in africa when the 1st case showed up in lagos the force behind this place is professor christian happy raced in come the room he started molecular biology at harvard then he returned to africa to set up a lap. this year every mind a bit african center of excellence for ginormous of infectious diseases has been focused on covered 19. away with one of the 1st cause invention vires an african this slap in 48 hours that wasn't possible before maybe in china nor in the europe or no laboratory has he had this record before. it's all because of the hope.
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this center was opened in 2016 around 1000 scientists mostly from nigeria and west africa have passed through its doors professor happy trains them as top researchers in biochemistry engine omics his aim to catch up on young african scientists to the top of scientific research he wants to develop affordable solutions for tackling infectious diseases in africa and in the rest of the world under 30 years in the gulf but it was a great series and is that what he was and if you understand that the guy will direct to it and that's happened is the happy steam has already said down and other marker in the battle against the corona virus they've devised a fast trick test that cost less than $3.00 euros by the end of the year the lump will have moved into a larger building it is said to become the biggest generic research center in africa and with an ongoing pandemic the world is counting on it. well to
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sports now and the 1st player to opt. out of the upcoming n.f.l. season because of the coronavirus is from the kansas city chiefs he's canadian laurent of dubai on a tardy and he plays right guard he also happens to be a doctor he made the announcement on his social media pages citing the option the league has offered players he calls it one of the most difficult decisions he's had to make in his life to vanish has been recently working at a care center near montreal players who opt out of the season and get a greatly reduced salary according to sources had driven a tardy for would have earned almost a $3000000.00 if he had played. and a reminder of the top story we're following for you spain is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases of prompting the government to warn that there could be a 2nd wave britain has imposed a 14 day quarantine on passengers arriving from spain. that's your news update at
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this hour don't forget you can always get the latest on our web site to the news out com and you can follow us on twitter and instagram as well at student news i'm claire richardson in berlin for me and a whole team thanks for watching. as we. are. doing. this room 3. hours mystery. in the middle east and some are still. in the flames that consumed forests and entire residential areas. in the rising temperatures one.


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